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Desmopressin Injection

Last Updated: November 7, 2016
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description

Desmopressin Acetate injection, Caraco
4 mcg/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count (NDC 62756-0529-40)

 
Desmopressin Acetate injection, Hospira
4 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 00409-2265-01)
 
Desmopressin Acetate injection, Teva
4 mcg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00703-5051-03)
4 mcg/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count (NDC 00703-5054-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Teva and Hospira have desmopressin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Ferring divested generic desmopressin to Amring Pharmaceuticals in January 2016.
  • Caraco will not provide availability information at this time.

Available Products

DDAVP injection, Ferring
4 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 55566-2200-00)

4 mcg/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count (NDC 55566-2300-00)
 
Desmopressin Acetate injection, Amring Pharmaceuticals
4 mcg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 69918-0899-10)
4 mcg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 69918-0901-10)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Hospira has desmopressin 4 mcg/mL 1 mL ampules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Teva has desmopressin 4 mcg/mL 1 mL and 10 mL vials on long-term back order and the company estimates a release date in fourth quarter of 2017.
  • Amring and Ferring have had product available for several months and have been supplying the market.

Related Shortages

Updated

November 7, July 15, April 28, February 4, 2016; December 21, November 12, September 9, July 13, June 22, May 4, April 6, March 23, February 25 and 2, January 23, 2015; November 19, August 29, July 23, June 26 and 3, May 7, March 25, 2014; December 20, September 30, July 25, May 6, March 28, February 8, January 18, 2013; December 31, 21 and 7, November 13, October 22 and 3, September 5, August 8, June 19, May 16 and 9, April 26, March 29, January 18, 2012; December 29, November 3, October 4, August 18, July 8, May 27, April 21 and 7, March 23, February 16 and 3, January 6, 2011; December 15 and 2, November 19, October 29 and 14, September 23, August 24, 16, 11 and 3, July 30 and 7, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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